Month: March 2017

Apple hires former YouTube, Spotify exec to further video content ambitions

According to a report published Thursday, Apple has hired Shiva Rajaraman, a former YouTube and Spotify executive, to help architect a video content strategy as it takes on established industry… Read more »

Apple’s first Indonesian R&D center to open in second quarter, iPhone 7 sales to start on Friday

Apple is scheduled to open the first of three first Indonesian research and development centers, into which the company will invest $ 44 million, in the second quarter of 2017,… Read more »

PSA: Apple’s USB-C accessory + UltraFine display pricing discounts end this week

Apple first announced that it would be discounting certain USB-C accessories back in November to coincide with the release of the new MacBook Pros. Originally, the promotion was set to… Read more »

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 prepares Apple fans for all the possibilities in the iPhone 8 [Poll]

Today was an exciting day over at 9to5Google as Samsung unveiled a suite of new features coming to their new Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices. What made today’s announcements uncanny was… Read more »

After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

Over a year ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of all Apple products amid the company’s battle with the FBI over unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone. Fast forward to to present… Read more »

iTunes U gains new annotation features, 1:1 video messaging and feedback, and media sharing between apps

iTunes U for iOS has been updated today with three new features. Annotation tools, 1:1 video feedback, and media sharing between apps are all included in version 3.5 released today:… Read more »

Apple mulls joining reported SoftBank-backed investment in Didi to avoid dilution of existing stake

Japanese tech giant SoftBank is reportedly in talks to back a $ 6 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, a move that could dilute stakes of existing backers… Read more »

T-Mobile adds iPhone AppleCare+ services to Jump, Premium Device Protection add-on plans

T-Mobile has added AppleCare services to members subscribing to its extra-cost Premium Device Protection or Jump upgrade programs, allowing for $ 29 screen repairs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Logic Pros Review: Elektron’s hardware Analog Heat effects unit works just like a plug-in

Elektron is well known for its innovative hardware instruments like Octatrack, Analog Rtym/Keys and more. But today we are looking at the new Analog Heat Stereo Processing unit. The company… Read more »

T-Mobile now lists complimentary AppleCare+ perks as part of Jump upgrade program

Update: A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed to 9to5Mac that AppleCare+ is indeed now included in some Jump and Premium Device Protection plans as detailed in our original story below. T-Mobile appears to… Read more »

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely… Read more »